Snake bites are common in southern Africa especially in the rural and remote areas. Although all snake bites are not venomous, people bitten by venomous snakes require urgent medical attention and many will require antivenom. In the healthcare facility, the type of toxin may be identified by the wound and presenting clinical features which then should be managed appropriately.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||South African Family Practice|
|Publication status||Published - 2019|
- Venomous snakes